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Substitution Drills


Substitution Drills

Substitution drills work best at the beginning levels. They enable students to focus on structure while learning related vocabulary.

Teachers first teach a dialogue or sentence structure, then allow students to substitute different content words. Example:

A: It's __________ today.

hot

cold

raining

snowing

B: It sure is.

A: How about going _____________?

swimming

skating

shopping

skiing

B: I went _______________ last week.

swimming

skating

shopping

skiing

A: All right then. What should we do?

B: Let's stay home and watch TV.

For your reference, see

Online Materials: The Internet TESL Journal

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16